Polyphia is a metal band that specializes in a primarily instrunental form of metal with progressive elements, such as extended lead guitar passages, melodic solos and blastbeats. What happens when those elements are used to cover the opening theme to the 2016 Berserk TV anime Inferno, originally composed by 9mm Parabellum Bullet? Hit the jump to see and hear for yourself.
Japanese conglomerate Toshiba, best known in the West for televisions and assorted audio/video hardware, has developed an artificial intelligence project that takes existing libraries of information and content to generate brand new works derived from those records and libraries. As a result of the scope of the new project, it has been spun off into its own corporation named Kioxia and the first phase of the new project involves Osamu Tezuka's illustration library. Read on for details.
Ahead of the anime's long-awaited premiere in October, the first ten minutes of the first episode of the BEASTARS anime adaptation has been posted online by Toho Animation on their YouTube channel. Hit the jump for the preview.
For fans of the visual novel √Letter, this might come as a complete surprise, but it turns out that there's a live action adaptation currently filming, but not in Japan. Read on for the details.
Following the airing of the final episode of the given anime adaptation, the official Twitter account has announced a feature film set for release in 2020. Hit the jump for the teasers.
Bandai Namco have announced that fan favorite Undertale will receive the Taiko no Tatsujin treatment with the latest DLC update for the PS4 and Nintendo Swtich versions of Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun. Read on for details.
Nearly three weeks after the Japanese theatrical premiere of the latest One Piece film One Piece Stampede, the Japanese YouTuber collective known as Fischer's visited enigmatic manga author Eiichiro Oda at his home to conduct a rare interview and elaborate on where the manga currently stands. Hit the jump for the closest hint yet as to how far away the manga is from concluding.
During Junji Ito's live drawing session held during Crunchyroll Expo earlier this afternoon, Production IG CEO Maki Terashima Furuta announced an adaptation of the manga author's UZUMAKI horror manga. Read on for the first details.
God Eater 3 on the Nintendo Switch is one of Namco Bandai's big Summer releases, and Humberto Saabedra takes the challenge head on. Is the Switch version worth playing? Read on for his thoughts.
The official website for the Jojo's Bizarre Adventure anime has announced that Crunchyroll Expo will hold the premiere of the latest Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan OVA episode in "Fugō Mura" (Millionaire Village). Hit the jump for the details.
In the wake of the Kyoto Animation tragedy, Russian-American singer-songwriter Elizaveta Khripounova has penned a tribute song to the studio to pay her respects to those who lost their lives and to those who have a long and painful road to recovery ahead of them. The song is titled "Meet Again" and is available now on iTunes and Bandcamp, with the proceeds from sales going to the official recovery fund. Hit the jump for the lyric video and Elizaveta's comments on the song.
The Netflix-produced live-action Cowboy Bebop adaptation is one major character closer to being complete in terms of casting. Hit the jump for the details.
Massive news today as Warner Bros. Picture Group chairman Toby Emmerich has officially confirmed years of rumors and speculation by announcing that a 4th entry in The Matrix film franchise is officially slated to enter production. Hit the jump for details.
For super fans of Jojo's Bizarre Adventure, the Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan one-shot chapters are catnip in between major arcs of the manga, and with the series concluding its latest major arc a few weeks ago, it was only a matter of time before more Rohan OVA episodes were announced. Hit the jump for the first details on the latest one-shot chapters to be animated.
Eleven Arts Anime Studio has premiered a new trailer for the critically acclaimed Millennium Actress anime film ahead of theatrical screenings scheduled for August 13th and 19th. Hit the jump for the trailer.